Human Resources Analyst Salary

Median pay for Human Resources Analysts in the United States is around $55K annually. In the world of Human Resources Analysts, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $9K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $38K and $77K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Women make up the majority of Human Resources Analysts (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most Human Resources Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$39,449 - $76,437
$39K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,788
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$16.09 - $32.12
$16
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $21.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,449 - $76,437  
   
Bonus
$6.14 - $6,928  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,426 - $77,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 572
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.09 - $32.12  
   
Overtime
$15.14 - $43.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$6.14 - $6,928  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,426 - $77,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Job Description for Human Resources Analyst

A human resource analyst uses various techniques and computer programs to analyze data related to their organization's human resources department. They collect, analyze, and use this data to provide management with valuable information on how to attract better candidates, how to better motivate current employees, how to address current staffing issues, and how to meet laws and regulations related to staffing.

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Human Resources Analyst Tasks

  • Review, interpret and recommend changes to human resources policies.
  • Collect and analyze human resources data; track trends and developments in employee analyses.
  • Administer human resources functions, such as recruitment, reviews, compensation studies, leave and benefits administration.
  • May assist with payroll administration.

Common Career Paths for Human Resources Analyst


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Human Resources Analysts who transition into a Human Resources Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $80K per year. More often than not, a Human Resources Manager role is the next step for Human Resources Analysts moving up in the field. Human Resources Managers usually make $59K per year. Many other Human Resources Analysts choose to take on a Human Resources Generalist role, where salaries are typically $47K.

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Popular Skills for Human Resources Analyst


Human Resources Analysts seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Powerpoint, Microsoft Access, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 8 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include HTML and Employee Relations. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office and Human Resources Information System (HRIS). It is often found that people who know Data Analysis are also skilled in Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $52K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $58K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $61K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $73K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,343

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For Human Resources Analysts, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Human Resources Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+29 percent), Dallas (+29 percent), Arlington (+29 percent), and Los Angeles (+23 percent). Human Resources Analysts in Nashville earn salaries far below the national average by 24 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Salt Lake City (12 percent less) and Charlotte (5 percent less).

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Key Stats for Human Resources Analyst

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Human Resources Analyst Salaries

▲35%

▲12%

▲7%

National Average
$54,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Human Resources Analyst Salaries

▲8%






Human Resources
▼0%

Benefits & Compensation
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$54,000


▼1%



▼3%

HTML
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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